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Aimee Mann

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Houston's 10 Best Concerts Between Now and Labor Day

    Antemasque Fitzgerald's, August 4 After putting on some of the most exciting live shows of the last decade with their bands At the Drive-In and The Mars Volta, El Paso natives Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala are back with their latest band, Antemasque. Texas has the distinct pleasure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Upcoming: Anberlin, the Casualties, Galactic Cowboys, Lydia Loveless, Willie Nelson, etc.

    Aaron Einhouse: Fri., July 11, 7 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. The Amity Affliction: With For the Fallen Dreams, Obey the Brave, Crossfaith. Wed., October 22, 6:30 p.m., $13.50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anberlin: Sat., October 25, 7 p. ... More >>

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    Winsome, Lose Some

    Begin Again won’t let Mark Ruffalo play a person.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    The Six Least Fruitful Collaborations Ever

    Collaborations are often a dream come true for music fans. Who among us hasn't fantasized about our favorite musicians getting together for a jam session? When it happens though, the results may vary. One pairing you might think unlikely might do great things, where another one you always thought wo ... More >>

  • Music

    October 17, 2013

    Halls of Fame

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues

    As the Houston Press doffs our kudos cap to local institutions great and small in the Best of HoustonĀ® 2013 awards, all through October each of our four blogs will be looking beyond the winners of selected categories in a series we like to call "The Rest of the Best." Rocks Off happened to draw Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Aimee Mann at House of Blues, 9/30/2013

    Aimee Mann feat. Ted Leo House of Blues September 30, 2013 House of Blues showed off a slightly different side Sunday: coffeehouse style. It was a good look. Sure, the venue has hosted seated concerts before, but last night it was missing something it sees all too often: an inattentive, inconsider ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Houston's Best Concerts This Weekend: Blondie & X, Miranda Lambert, Aimee Mann, etc.

    Blondie, X Warehouse Live, September 27 Arguably the two best American bands to come out of the punk era, Blondie and X each personified the late'70s/early-80s rock scenes of New York and L.A, respectively. Fronted by impossibly glamorous Debbie Harry, Blondie mingled downtown CBGB cool with Studio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Upcoming: 30footFALL, India.Arie, Jessie Ware, The Polyphonic Spree, etc.

    30FootFALL: With Bickley, The Smiffs, Skeleton Dick., Sat., July 20, 8 p.m., $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. The Acacia Strain: With Within the Ruins, Xibabla, Fit For An Autopsy, American Me., Thu., August 22, 6 p.m., $15 to $17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    10 One-Hit Wonders Who Should Have Had More Success

    One-hit wonders, in some ways, are more innovative than their legendary counterparts. Sometimes -- such as is the case with the Buggles -- they are too innovative. People are not ready for them, and musical trends may not be in their favor, whether they are innovative or passe. Anyway, here are te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    The 11 Best Female Rock Bassists of All Time

    seanyseult.com​While there are and have been so many notable women in rock-and-roll, and we'd like to honor them all, we've chosen the specific starting point of recognizing rock's best female bassists. As a bassist, I looked up to nearly each and every one of these women as I learned the bass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Top Five Musician Twitter Feuds So Far

    ​The times they are a-changin'. Gone are the days of musicians airing bad blood toward one another behind a lyrical veil a la Neil Young vs. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dandy Warhols vs. Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ice Cube vs. N.W.A. In our brave new world, Rocks Off has succumbed to the instant-gratific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Ten Rock-Star Crushes We Still Haven't Outgrown

    ​Artists like Elvis Presley, Madonna, and Mick Jagger undoubtedly helped define the consumate rock star crush. But there have been a handful of worthy others along the way - armed with that certain je ne se quoi - who haven't left our radar. Years later, turns out we're still smitten with thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    The Top 10 Rock-Musician Film Scores

    ​David Fincher's Facebook creation tale The Social Network has been the No. 1 film in America the past two weekends, and no doubt it will continue that streak this weekend, barring an assault by Jackass 3-D which comes out today. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone is already hailing Network as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    FAIL: Creed, Ice-T, Liam Gallagher

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn Gray​Creed Doesn't Get It, Guys: You know how some people just never seem to get the message, no matter how obvious you're being? Even if that message is "I hate your guts"? Not surprisingly, Creed are those guys. You remember Creed: four tribal-tattooed pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Idol Beat: Jamie Foxx, Why?

    ​This is really it? These are the four best singers the Idol producers could come up with? Last night's competition episode, featuring Crystal, Mike, Lee, and Casey, was one of the dullest in weeks, built on the kind of dry and forgettable performances that got everybody else sent home. The on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    American Idol: Jamie Foxx, Why?

    ​This is really it? These are the four best singers the Idol producers could come up with? Last night's competition episode, featuring Crystal, Mike, Lee, and Casey, was one of the dullest in weeks, built on the kind of dry and forgettable performances that got everybody else sent home. The on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Trae's MTV2 "Jam Of The Week," Devin the Dude's 4/20 Tips, New Scarface Track List, Lil' Wayne As Prison Guard?, Etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Inkredible," Trae feat. Weezy and Ricky Ross Congrats go out to Trae and the rest of the ABN camp. "In ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010

    American Man

    Chuck Prophet's ¡Let Freedom Ring!: Political songs for nonpolitical people.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Can't Get It Out of My Head: Anya Marina's "Whatever You Like"

    So in addition to not being able to get T.I's "Whatever You Like" outta our skulls since last fall, here comes blonde pixie Anya Marina's sultry acoustic version of the hip-hop hit. Marina is based out of San Diego, Calif., and when she's not writing sweet lil' acoustipop with her backing band, sh ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008

    Santa Baby

    What a few musicians want under their trees this year

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006
  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    'Bout Time

    Give it up for soul survivor Bettye LaVette

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Maybe This Time

    These famous (and not so famous) musicians share their hopes for 2006

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    Trouble at Home

    Aaron Landsman's What You've Done has some real drama in the house

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Rockin' Renewal

    The imminent launch of new venue Warehouse Live makes it official: Downtown is now Houston's live music hot spot

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Kanyemania

    Does Late Registration live up to the hype? Musically, yes. Lyrically, no.

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Tot Rock

    Former Del Fuego Dan Zanes unites parents and kids with his unique take on children's music

  • Music

    June 19, 2003
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    January 16, 2003

    Not So Complic8ted

    Our latest pop phenomenon, Avril Lavigne, deconstructed for your convenience

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Mag Hags

    What's wrong with the state of music journalism -- and how to fix it

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Miller's Crossing

    Rhett Miller's Instigator isn't the wreck of the Old 97's. It's just what he does.

  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Sam I Slam

    Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?

  • Film

    January 6, 2000

    Short Cuts

    Director borrows from the Robert Altman stylebook to create his Magnolia "masterpiece"

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Rotation

    New Releases Reviewed

  • Music

    June 12, 1997
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    January 9, 1997

    The Good with the Badfinger

    A Houston producer pays loving tribute to an enduring -- if cursed -- band

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    June 13, 1996
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    February 22, 1996
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    May 11, 1995
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